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18 04, 2016

Critical Habitat and its Role in ESA Listings

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:10+00:00 April 18th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

What is Critical Habitat? Critical habitat refers to specific areas that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has determined to be essential for the conservation of threatened or endangered species. When used appropriately, it helps ensure that important areas [...]

15 05, 2015

Weekly Newsletter – 5/15/15

By | 2017-04-04T11:31:28+00:00 May 15th, 2015|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Issues Energy Production and Species Conservation Working Hand in Hand. In honor of Endangered Species Day, Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) President Barry Russell emphasized oil and gas companies’ commitment to endangered species conservation and protection in an Op-Ed [...]

6 11, 2014

IPAA Files Comments on USFWS’s Proposed Policy on Voluntary Prelisting Conservation Actions

By | 2015-06-12T15:32:00+00:00 November 6th, 2014|Categories: Regulation News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Washington, DC - Today, the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) filed comments on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s proposed policy on Voluntary Prelisting Conservation Actions.  IPAA’s comments were filed jointly with nearly fifty additional associations who represent America’s [...]